Negative appendicectomy and perforation rates in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for suspected appendicitis

Güller, U; Rosella, L; McCall, J; Brügger, L E; Candinas, D (2011). Negative appendicectomy and perforation rates in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for suspected appendicitis. British journal of surgery, 98(4), pp. 589-95. Bristol, UK: John Wright & Sons 10.1002/bjs.7395

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Despite widespread use of imaging technologies including ultrasonography and computed tomography, rates of negative appendicectomy and perforated appendicitis remain high. This trend analysis examined whether rates of negative appendicectomy and perforated appendicitis have decreased over time, and sought to evaluate clinical predictors associated with negative appendicectomy and perforated appendicitis.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Visceral Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Güller, Ulrich; Brügger, Lukas and Candinas, Daniel

ISSN:

0007-1323

Publisher:

John Wright & Sons

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:09

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:20

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/bjs.7395

PubMed ID:

21259233

Web of Science ID:

000288562500021

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/829 (FactScience: 200975)

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